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Macaroni Salad

  • 1 pound macaroni
  • 1/2 small red onion, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt & Pepper

Boil macaroni and add 1 Tablespoon salt to water while boiling, cook until nearly tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water, keep macaroni wet.

Toss macaroni in a large bowl with in onion, celery, parsley, lemon juice, mustard, garlic powder and cayenne and let sit for at least 2 minutes. Add mayonaise and let sit until no longer watery. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.

Adapted very slightly from: See Jane in the Kitchen